Natural Health in the News

Articles featured below include news about or mention of natural health and related topics such as holistic therapies, various forms of alternative medicine and traditional remedies associated with different places around the world e.g. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). See also books about therapies. This is page 2 of 3.

Massage therapy for reducing pain, anxiety and depression

Many cancer patients receive complementary therapies such as massage to reduce the sensation or effects of symptoms such as pain, anxiety, or depression associated with the cancer. A recent academi...

25 Aug '11 | Massage | USA

Stress and Psoriasis

Psoriasis sufferers could benefit from a new study that aims to reduce the symptoms of this chronic skin condition through the psychological concept of mindfulness. This research is based on the no...

20 Apr '11 | Mindfulness | Manchester, England

Uses of olive oil for massage in ancient times

The uses of olive oil for sports massage treatments during the classical period has been the subject of a recent study. The expected benefits of the treatments described would be familiar to modern...

27 Aug '10 | Massage | Ancient (Classical) World

Can Vitamin D Help Prevent Arthritis ?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory form of arthritis affecting around 380,000 people, mainly women, in the UK. It occurs when the body’s immune system attacks itself, causing pain and swelling...

24 May '10 | Arthritis | UK Research

Proposals for UK regulation of Herbal Medicines, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture

Proposals for improving safeguards for people using herbal medicines, traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture were announced by UK Health Secretary Andy Burnham

01 Apr '10 | UK

Meditation must be available on the NHS, recommends Mental Health Foundation

The national UK charity, the Mental Health Foundation, has released a report calling for people who suffer repeated episodes of depression to be offered Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), ...

05 Jan '10 | Mental Health

Lavadin essential oil to manage anxiety before surgery

Preoperative anxiety is common among patients about to undergo surgical procedures. According to a recent study in the USA, lavandin essential oil may be a simple, low-risk, cost-effective assistan...

31 Dec '09 | Aromatherapy | USA

Egyptians, not Greeks, were true fathers of medicine

Researchers studying documents dating back 3,500 years have found proof that the origins of modern medicine lie in ancient Egypt rather than with Hippocrates and the ancient Greeks. The team from t...

09 May '07

Massage and acupuncture reduce pain after cancer surgery (UCSF)

Massage and acupuncture are effective in decreasing pain and depression following surgery in cancer patients, according to a UCSF study. The findings of the randomized controlled clinical trial are...

02 Apr '07 | USA

Herb Experts Report on Benefits of Canadian Remedy for Cold and Flu Symptoms

Health News from IvyRose Holistic Shop & Holistic Resources : Herb Experts Report on Benefits of Canadian Remedy for Cold and Flu Symptoms

01 Mar '07

Positive research findings for homeopathy in cancer

Research published in December 2006 by a group of American and Sri Lankan researchers in the journal Integrative Cancer Therapies has shown that the homeopathic medicine, Sabal serrulata, can inhib...

08 Dec '06

Massage may help infants sleep more, cry less and be less stressed

Research from Warwick University in England suggests that massage may help infants aged under six months to sleep better, cry less and be less stressed. The research team considered nine studies in...

08 Nov '06 | Baby Massage | UK Study

How mint oil compounds reduce pain

Research explains how mint oil compounds act through the recently discovered neural receptor, TRPM8, which is present in a small percentage of nerve cells in the human skin. When TRPM8 is activated...

22 Aug '06 | Natural Health | Scotland

Mushroom may boost cancer therapy drug

Researchers studied extracts of a type of mushroom called Phellinus linteus. They tested its effects on prostate cancer cells and found that when it was combined with doxorubicin, a well-known canc...

01 Aug '06 | Cancer

Believers, skeptics benefit equally From 12-Step Programs

Research suggests that addiction recovery programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous help people to achieve their objectives if the person is skeptical of spirituality or suffers from mental illness. Th...

24 Jul '06 | Addiction

Australian olive leaf extract for breast & prostate cancer

In 2005 an olive leaf extract was shown to have an antioxidant capacity 400% higher than Vitamin C and almost double that of green tea or grape seed extract. Since then Australian researchers have ...

07 Jul '06 | Natural Health | Australia

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